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Creative Writing for Kids

6 weeks, starting 29th June 
Wed, Thurs (7PM - 8PM) | PKR 5,000

Creative Writing for Kids

6 weeks, starting 29th June 
Wed, Thurs (7PM - 8PM) | PKR 5,000

What you'll learn

  • Develop inference skills and read for meaning
  • Understand the writer’s craft using of various techniques such as different forms of figurative language to convey ideas and feelings
  • Create a channel to express emotions and understand different points of view
  • Become familiar with different writing genres such as descriptive writing and blog posts
  • Find happiness in what it is they want to do!

About this Course

This course is an introductory course on creative writing for kids, designed for kids between the ages of 10 and 16 years old. Creative writing is the process of writing that does not just focus on the technicalities of English, but works to push boundaries in the thought process and to create content that is thought provoking, nuanced and out of the box.

This course is focused on both developing reading and writing skills. Creativity is the cornerstone of innovation. In a rapidly transforming world, the importance of effective communication and writing skills is becoming increasingly necessary, regardless of any field students opt to work in. Creative writing helps to foster ideas of empathy, tolerance and nuanced communication through written and verbal expression.

Instructor

Qurat-ul-ain has done her bachelors in social sciences and M.Phil in International Relations. She is working as an academic and has been in research for the past 5 years. Quratulain discovered her passion for reading and creative writing at an early age and now also works as a teacher in the hope of helping young students pursue their passions. Her own experiences and pivotal influences have helped to hone and develop her writing skills and she continues to learn and grow alongside her students.

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Course Outline

Week 1
Creative Writing
The first module is focused on developing reading and writing skills. Student will learn about different writing style techniques that will make their written expression interesting, unique and meaningful. Students will learn what creative writing is, and how it is different from academic or professional writing.
Week 1
Weeks 2
Descriptive Writing
Using excerpts from various sources, the class will discuss how to use imagery and figurative language to create interesting pieces of writing. Students will also practice their writing using the techniques learnt.
Weeks 2
Weeks 3
Descriptive Writing
Using excerpts from various sources, the class will discuss how to use imagery and figurative language to create interesting pieces of writing. Students will also practice their writing using the techniques learnt.
Weeks 3
Week 4
Poetry
The class will discuss different examples of poems to understand sound devices and symbolism. Students will also write poems of their own using techniques learnt.
Week 4
Week 5
Blog Writing
Students will be introduced to various types of blog writing styles, creative writing in digital content and storytelling. Students will also write blogs of their own.
Week 5
Week 6
Script Writing
The final module will introduce how developing ideas can be presented in various formats, e.g. within film. Students will learn how creative writers develop scripts for film and media entertainment, and discuss the difference between visualizing a story and putting it into writing. Students will also have a go at creating their own storyboard.
Week 6

Frequently Asked Questions

Once you enroll, you can get a 100% refund if you withdraw after the first lesson. We do not offer refunds after that.
No. This is a progressive learning course so enrollments for one week are not allowed.
Yes, this is a 100% online course.
In a digitalized world and with increasing interconnectedness, developing and honing skills that involve any form of creative process is extremely beneficial, if not necessary. This course is designed for kids aged between 10 and 16 years old. Students should join if they: struggle with developing an interest in reading, are looking to improve their writing skills, have difficulty communicating their thoughts effectively, or they aspire to pursue a career in writing or content creation.
No background knowledge of creative writing is necessary. Students must be at least 10 years old to take online sessions with an interest in writing.
Yes, but there are a few conditions. You must complete all the assignments, have at least 75% attendance, and have scored reasonably well on your quizzes. This is just for us to ensure that you can grasp the fundamentals of creative writing before we certify you.